58th parallel south


The 58th parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 58 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane. No land lies on the parallel — it crosses nothing but ocean.

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58th parallel south
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At this latitude the sun is visible for 18 hours, 11 minutes during the December solstice and 6 hours, 27 minutes during the June solstice.[1]

Around the world


Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 58° south passes through:

Co-ordinates Ocean Notes
58°0′S 0°0′E Atlantic Ocean
58°0′S 20°0′E Indian Ocean
58°0′S 147°0′E Pacific Ocean Passing through the Drake Passage between South America and the Antarctic Peninsula
58°0′S 67°16′W Atlantic Ocean Running through the Scotia Sea, passing between Saunders Island and Montagu Island,  South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (claimed by  Argentina)

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